Business Participants


Thank you for your online submission to the Happy Holly Days Christmas Parade!  You are entered, and you won't her from us again until about a week before Parade Day when we will email you your line-up instructions.  If you have any questions in the meantime, we will be happy to help you at (919) 552-6221.

Entry Fee

Pay your entry fee by credit card before Nov. 26 by going to the Kiwanis Club of Holly Springs payment portal at this button:  


Parade Day Basics:

  • The parade is always 11 a.m. the second Saturday of December -- rain or shine.
  • You will receive your Parade Day instruction packet by email about a week before the parade.
  • Where you to to line up varies, depending on your entry, so refer to your parade info packet when you receive it.
  • Line-up time that morning begins at 9 a.m., and everyone must be in place by 10:35 a.m.
  • Streets around the parade will start closing at about 10:40 a.m. (which means if you aren't in place, you aren't going to be!)
  • When the streets are cleared, the parade will begin moving forward at 10:45 a.m.
  • The parade will step onto Main Street at 10:45 a.m. and PAUSE at Holly Springs Road to allow all units to close the gaps. The parade will resume from Holly Springs Road for the official start at 11 a.m.
  • All entries are urged to think "parade" and decorate themselves and their entries in a festive manner!
  • Don't plan on throwing candy.  To protect the smallest parade spectators from injury, we can't allow it.
  • At the parade's end, your entry will either:
    • continue straight on Main Street and exit onto a side street, per you instructions
    • continue straight on Main Street to leave the parade behind by going straight
    • turn right onto Ballentine Street.
  • Your information email will tell you how.  

Business Entry Fee Mail-Your-Check Option:

If you prefer, you can pay your entry fee by check payable to the Holly Springs Kiwanis Club in the appropriate entry fee amount to:

The Kiwanis Club
c/o Town of Holly Springs
P.O. Box 8
Holly Springs, NC 27540

If we don't receive your entry fee by the November deadline, we will call or email to make payment arrangements.